The conquest of Tunisia was a triumph for the United Nations, who on land, sea and air, worked as one. This film, together with another made by American Allies, shows how victory was shaped and achieved. Africa Freed tells chiefly of the part played by British arms as recorded by our cameramen who marched alongside. It is a tribute to those fighting with allies in American and France.
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- Ch 354Helicopter WarfareIn Afghanistan, the combination of high altitude and dusty conditions make combat flying particularly challenging. When a covert US Navy seal needs to be rescued from a Taliban ambush, the crew must fly at night using night vision goggles, hugging every contour of the mountain pass. Landing on a tiny mountain ledge puts their flying skills to the test.The Crimean WarThe final program looks at the aftermath of the war with Germany, with Italy and Romania springing up from the ashes of the confrontation. Meanwhile, in defeated Russia, the peasants and serfs where sowing the seeds of a future revolution.